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Gov’t employee shot dead in Valenzuela City

/ 04:33 PM November 07, 2018

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A male government employee was killed by an unknown assailant aboard a motorcycle on Wednesday morning in Barangay Bignay, Valenzuela City.

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Reports from the Northern Police District said the victim, identified as Emiliano Denilla, 57,  and his wife were inside their car when they were shot several times by a gunman using a still unidentified handgun.

The shooter fled the scene using a motorcycle driven by his accomplice. Eyewitnesses said the two fled towards Deparo in North Caloocan.

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Both victims were rushed to hospital by a witness, but Emiliano was declared dead on arrival due to multiple gunshot wounds on his face. His wife, who was shot on the chest, is currently under treatment at a hospital.

Valenzuela Police Chief S/Supt. David Poklay told INQUIRER.net that they are looking at the nature of the couple’s job as a possible angle.

According to the NPD, follow-up operations are being conducted to identify and arrest the suspects.  Emiliano’s body was taken to NPD’s Crime Laboratory Office for an autopsy on Wednesday. /ee

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